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Laurent is 54 years old and is married with six children between the ages 10 and 26 years old. His business is well organized. He sells eggplant and tomatoes in his market. Laurent has 15 years of experience, with one person to help him. He starts from 7am until 7pm every day.

Laurent has requested a loan from Kiva lender Vision Finance Company in order to expand his business by buying more quantities of tomatoes and eggplant to sell. With this profit, Laurent will reinvest in his business, pay children's school fees and pay medical insurance for his children.

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About Vision Finance Company s.a – Rwanda (VFC)

Vision Finance Company (VFC) was Kiva's first partner in Rwanda. Established in 1999, VFC is an affiliate of World Vision International. Since its founding, VFC has been committed to alleviating poverty in Rwanda by ensuring that poor people have access to credit to support business initiatives that will improve their life circumstances.

VFC has a broad set of products and services, offering Community Banking services for self-selected groups of 10-30 borrowers, Solidarity Group services for more experienced groups of entrepreneurs, and Individual Loans for customers who already have a small established business. Vision Finance is also among the very few financial institutions targeting farmers and providing agricultural credit options in Rwanda, where access to credit is critical to the success of agricultural enterprises.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 21
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,429,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 629.1
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD